Tag Archives: night

Observations on a Rainy Night

Rain has been falling most of the night, no longer a worry for me, and so I have slept. That was until about an hour ago when Maggie became restless, and despite my efforts to comfort her in the hope … Continue reading

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Dark Sky

Dark Sky Black and foreboding Creeping silently To eliminate the day Like a dark curtain Coming down On the final act Of the sun. No moon to guide, Stars hide Too shy to show Their spark of light On this … Continue reading

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After the storm

Last night, heavy wind and rain had been forecast, though we had been suffering squally showers most of the day. We had been lucky though, and not got caught in anything when out shopping or walking the dog. The evening … Continue reading

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Stealth by night

The three of them approached the building slowly. At 10pm, it was in darkness other than the night lights downstairs. ‘You stay here, and be on the look out. We’ll only be about 10 minutes, but I’ll call you on … Continue reading

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Moon in a spotlight

I wish I could say I took this picture. Last night was so clear, and the full moon was reflected on the water like a spotlight. In fact, it was so bright, we thought we’d left a light on when … Continue reading

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Things that go bump in the night

One thing about having a dog is that they ‘alarm up’ if something is out of kilter. Maggie is pretty good, she will bark during the day, but if she hears something out of the ordinary at night, she is … Continue reading

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Black to Blue

With British Summer Time fast approaching (the clocks go forward at the end of this month) , the dog is getting herself organised accordingly. When the clocks went back last October, it took her at least 6 weeks to settle … Continue reading

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